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Premna mucronata - Agnimantha
Agnimantha or botanically Premna Integrifolia is an important ingredient of Dashmool Plants. Dashmool has two subcategories Brihat Panchamoola and Laghu Panchamoola. Agnimantha is included under Brihat Panchamoola. All these plants have anti-rheumatic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
Linalool, Linoleic acid, P-methoxy cinnamic acid, aphelandrine, Caryophellen, Clerodendrin-A, Canikarine, Iridoid glycoside, Luteolin
|Hindi||Agathu, Arni, Ganiyaar, Agethu|
|Sanskrit||Agnimantha, Vatghani, Shreeparn|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
RASA-TIKTA, KATU, KASHAYA, MADHURA
|Ovate-oblong||Long-acuminate||Base rounded, cordate or tapering, entire or irregularly dentate; blade 7-15 cm long, Petiole 2.5 cm long|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Corymbose||2-4cm long||Greenish||4 or 5 sepals||Flowers are arranged in terminal, trichotomous panicles, with rounded and nearly equal teeth and flowering in April and fruiting in May & June|
|Globose drupe||3.5-4.5 mm in diameter||Seeds upto 5||Fruiting throughout the year|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Found in the wild on sandy soils and limestone.